Ten Bowles Rice Attorneys Recognized as 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers
CHARLESTON, West Virginia -- Bowles Rice is pleased to announced that 10 lawyers received recognition as 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" in their metropolitan area, as presented by Best Lawyers.
Recipients and the practice area for which they were honored include:
Robert L. Bays, Charleston, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Michael E. Caryl, Morgantown, Tax Law
Julia A. Chincheck, Charleston, Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lynn S. Clarke, Charleston, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Robert W. Dinsmore, Morgantown, Natural Resources Law
Richard M. Francis, Charleston, Government Relations Practice
Leonard B. Knee, Morgantown, Litigation - Environmental
Sandra M. Murphy, Charleston, Banking and Finance Law
Gerard R. Stowers, Charleston, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Rebecca M. Tinder, Charleston, Education Law
In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" recipients, nearly 50 Bowles Rice lawyers were named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list.
Best Lawyers recognition is compiled annually by geographic region and practice areas. Lawyers are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional experience and ability, and undergo an authentication process to assure they are in current practice and in good standing.
Bowles Rice is a full-service law firm with more than 120 attorneys serving clients from seven offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg and Wheeling, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.